Free Grief and Health Support Groups

By Friends & Neighbors June 26, 2015 11:27

Meeting days and times are subject to change; please contact support group organizer.

Tuolumne County

Adult Eating Disorder Support Group meets every Thursday, 11am-noon, Enrichment Center, 102 Hospital Rd., Sonora, (209) 533-6695.

Hospice of the Sierra Grief Support Groups:

  • Groveland group meets every Wednesday, 10:30am, The Little House, 11699 Merrell Rd., (209) 536-5687, adventisthealth.org.
  • Sonora groups meet every Monday at 6pm, every Wednesday at 11am, Hospice of the Sierra, 20100 Cedar Road North, (209) 536-5687, adventisthealth.org.

Neurological Support Group meets third Wednesdays monthly, 1-2pm, Sonora Regional Medical Center, Conference Room 3, 1000 Greenley Rd., call to confirm location, (209) 536-5046, adventisthealth.org.

Parkinson’s Support Group meets second Mondays monthly, 10am-12pm, Sonora Regional Medical Center, Conference Room 3, 1000 Greenley Rd., (209) 532-3889,

Prostate Cancer Support Group meets first Tuesdays monthly, 6-7pm, Sonora Regional Medical Center, Conference Room 903, open to all, (209) 928-1440.

Secondary PTSD Support Group for loved ones of those with PTSD, meets third Tuesdays monthly, 6pm, Senior Center, 540 Greenley Rd., Sonora, (209) 532-6119.

Seeds of Hope Grief Group meets first and third Mondays monthly, 11am-noon, Enrichment Center, 102 Hospital Rd., Sonora, open to all, (209) 533-6695.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group meets second and fourth Tuesdays monthly, 6:30-8pm, 18415 Blue Bell Rd. (next to Sierra Bible Church), Sonora, (209) 559-0332, (209) 532-1328.

Visually Impaired Persons Support Group meets first Tuesdays monthly, 10-11:30am, Sonora Hills multipurpose room, 19601 Greenley Rd., Sonora, (209) 532-2373.

Calaveras County

Hospice of Amador and Calaveras Grief Support 12-week class meets every Wednesday, 10:00-11:30am, Calaveras Senior Center, 956 Mountain Ranch Road, Room 9, San Andreas, registration requested, call for class schedule, (209) 736-9442, hospiceofcalaveras.org, hospiceofamador.org.

Hospice of the Sierra Grief Support Group meets every Monday, 10:15am, Murphys Senior Center, 65 Mitchler Avenue, (209) 536-5687, adventisthealth.org.

San Andreas Movers and Shakers, Parkinson’s disease and neurological disorders support group, meets first Tuesdays monthly, 10am-noon, main branch of the Calaveras County Library, 1299 Gold Hunter Drive, (209) 785-8166, sanandreasmoversandshakers.org.

Substance Abuse & Mental Illness Support Group Fri. 2-3pm, NAMI, 520 N. Main St., Angels Camp; Thurs. 9:30-10:30am, San Andreas, Living Room, 373 W. St. Charles St.; Wed. 12:30-1:30pm Railroad Flat Community Hall, 250 Railroad Flat Rd.; (209) 754-6338.

Amador County

Hospice of Amador and Calaveras Grief Support Group Drop-in group meets first Thursdays monthly, noon-1:30pm; 12-week class meets every Tuesday, 10-11:30am, Hospice Conference Room, 1500 South Highway 49, Suite 103, Jackson, registration requested, call for schedule, (209) 223-5500, hospiceofamador.org, hospiceofcalaveras.org.

Gold Country Stroke Support Group meets first Thursday monthly, 3-4:30pm, Meadow Room, Sutter Amador Hospital Outpatient Building, 200 Mission Blvd., Jackson, open to all, (209) 304-7212.

Hospice of the Sierra Grief Support Group meets every Monday, 10:15am, Murphys Senior Center, 65 Mitchler Ave., (209) 536-5687, adventisthealth.org.

Parkinson’s Support Group meets third Tuesdays monthly, 10:30am-noon, Interim HealthCare, 11992 Highway 88, Ste. 2046, (209) 223-9119.

Women Shine with STARS Cancer Support Group for women with cancer and their loved ones, meets once monthly, dates and times vary, Amador STARS, 60 D Ridge Rd., (209) 267-1246, amadorstars.org.

Other areas

Care Givers Support Group meets second and fourth Wednesdays monthly, 1-2pm, private residence in Mariposa, call for details, (209) 966-3800.

Visually Impaired Persons Support (VIPS), a Modesto non-profit, facilitates a support group for blind and visually impaired persons every Wednesday from 10:30am-noon.  A caregivers support group is offered on the first Wednesday of each month from 10:30am-noon.  Both groups met at Visually Impaired Persons Support Center, 1409 H Street, Modesto.  For more information, call (209) 522-8477, vipsmodesto.org.

By Friends & Neighbors June 26, 2015 11:27
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